Ending homelessness within our community

HomeFirst™ is a leading provider of services, shelter, and housing opportunities to the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Santa Clara County. We serve more than 5,000 adults, veterans, families, and youth each year at nine locations including our Boccardo Reception Center, which is the county’s largest homeless services center. 

Wish List

We need donations of supplies and food for our shelters.
To donate items please email donategoods@homefirstscc.org or donate through our Amazon wish lists:

Donations are being accepted at our administrative office by appointment only. Please email donategoods@homefirstscc.org
to schedule your drop-off!! 

COVID-19 Response from HomeFirst

In accordance with CDC recommendations for slowing COVID-19 spread, we are currently accepting donations for reusable masks made from cotton or cotton blend fabrics. These masks will be changed regularly and washed appropriately.

Easy tutorials are available here.

For more information and to set up contactless dropoff, please contact  donategoods@homefirstscc.org

COVID-19 Prevention Supplies:

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Disinfecting Wipes

  • Surgical Masks or DIY Facemasks

  • Kleenex/Facial Tissues

  • Rubbing Alcohol

Most-needed items:

  • New pillows to include in move-in kits

  • New twin-sized blankets

  • New bath towels

  • New cotton underwear for women (All sizes)

  • Elastic waist pants, all sizes/genders

  • Laundry soap (powder or liquid pods)

Travel Size items:

  • Shaving cream

  • Toothpaste

  • Deodorant

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Soap

  • Shampoo

Standard Items:

  • Lip balm

  • Baby diapers

  • New socks

  • Wet wipes

  • Razors (disposable)

  • Toothbrushes

  • Twin-sized sheets

  • New white T-shirts*

  • New underwear/undergarments*


*For men & women in all sizes

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Current items on our wish list include:

Donations to HomeFirst are tax exempt under the IRS Section 501(c)3. No goods or services are provided in return for charitable contributions.

HomeFirst Federal Tax ID: 94-2684272